The first table below looks at the demand for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 65 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing SSH 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 1.29% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £140 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £225 £360
% change year-on-year
+57.33% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -51.85%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
249 232 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.26% 25.03% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 85 96
Average daily rate £363 £275 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +50.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.30 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
SSH
Berkshire

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSH across the Reading region.

SSH Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Reading region.

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSH.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) ATM
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) IIS

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) ATM
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) ASN.1
2 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethereal
2 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (25.00%) snoop
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (25.00%) WinSCP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle